Montauroux and the surrounding area is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the ‘Pays de Fayence’ region of the Var.
Montauroux is situated in the east of the Var and at the border of the Alpes-Maritimes. Montauroux rises in tiers of altitudes from 150 m to 400 m. The village has a southern exposure, facing the Esterel massif and the St Cassien Lake. Montauroux is located mid-way between the sea which is 30 km (19 mi) away and the first ski resort which is 40 km (25 mi), away. Montauroux benefits from an exceptional amount of sunny days and is visited by tourists in the summer months,many hotels are often fully booked for the summer by mid-April or earlier.
During the summer there are numerous music festivals and other cultural events in Montauroux’s town square. There are a number of small restaurants in the town as well, some situated in the small alleyways which form the old, residential part of the town.
Montauroux also has a variety of food and tourist shops. market day is on Thursday.